Africa

Home sweet home: 3 key reasons why travelers abroad should return frequently
Ghana Culture

‘’Greener pastures’’ is largely the major reason why many Ghanaians travel abroad.Staying away from your home country is certainly not the best as it comes along with more negatives that positives. However,many travelers have their own reasons for not returning home in a long time. Coming home is probably the most intriguing aspect of every traveler’s life. Jovago looks at a few key reasons why travelers abroad should return frequently. DEVELOPMENT – In sub-saharan Africa, development is a word that...

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Saturday, 18 June 2016
From Grass to Grace: Photos – The Emotional story of Jumoke Orisaguna, From Bread Seller To Top Model…
Ghana Fashion

It’s a classic case of being in the right place at the right time. A young street seller oblivious to the scene ahead, her wares perched atop her head, photobombed a shoot and in that split second her life changed forever. Jumoke Orisaguna is a mother of two who used to walk the streets of Lagos selling bread. Originally a hairstylist from Osun State, south west Nigeria, she was struggling to make ends meet, and left her husband and two...

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Tuesday, 16 February 2016
10 Things to note when planning a stay in Ghana
Lifestyle

Living in a different country, on a different continent, far away from home can always be challenging and it might take a few weeks to learn and adjust to its customs and taboos. No matter how much you learn ahead of time, you are always liable to make some very grievous mistakes that go against the culture and norms of the local people. Although these norms vary from tribe to tribe, there are some that generally cut across the length...

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Thursday, 22 October 2015
Two Ghanaians makes the Final List of the CNN Multichoice African Journalist Awards
Entertainment News

Finalists in the prestigious CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2015 Competition were announced today by Ferial Haffajee, Chair of the independent judging panel. The competition is now in a landmark 20th year. This year the competition received entries from 39 countries across the continent, including French and Portuguese speaking Africa. There are 31 finalists from 15 countries ,2 of them are from Ghana, namely; Fiifi Essilfie Anaman, Freelance for zonalsports.com, Ghana Thomas Naadi Bitlegma, Viasat1, Ghana Benedicta Asiimwe, Freelance for...

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Tuesday, 15 September 2015
MTN Project Fame Nigeria: Michael Ugwu to Coach Participants
Entertainment News

MTN Project Fame Nigeria will this week Host Michael Ugwu for a masterclass session with the constestants. Music business entrepreneur Michael Ugwu is the pioneer General Manager of Sony Music Entertainment West Africa. Michael Ugwu has a history in the digital music business in West Africa. He is best known for his work with Iroking.com; a VC backed Digital Streaming platform and more recently Freeme Digital a boutique distribution and local artist/label consultancy service following which he joined Sony Music...

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Tuesday, 15 September 2015
Full List of 2015 Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) Nominees
Ghana Movies

The full 2015 African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) nominees list has been revealed. Movies from around Africa and the diaspora will slug it out in 28 different categories. Kunle Afolayan‘s October 1 got 8 nominations including Best Director and Best Film while A Place in the Stars, Love or Something Like That, Invasion 1897 and Iyore all picked up nominations. 30 Days in Atlanta was nominated in the Best Comedy Film category. The awards ceremony will take place in South...

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Saturday, 22 August 2015
African Muzik Magazine Awards AFRIMMA Unveil AFRIMMA 2015 Nominees
Entertainment News

Celebrating African music and heritage , the second edition of the annual African Muzik Magazine Awards AFRIMMA is set to take place on October 10th, 2015 at the Black Academy of Arts and Letters, Dallas. The highly anticipated nominees list has finally been unveiled setting the tone for the countdown to the Award show in October. AFRIMMA is a highly anticipated award show celebrating the beauty  of African music and artistry with many of the biggest names on the African...

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Thursday, 23 July 2015
Jovago finally Launch in Ghana
Entertainment News

Accra, Ghana – July 8, 2015 – Jovago, Africa’s N°1 hotel-booking website is proud to announce the opening of new offices in Accra, Ghana. The expansion across Africa shows consistency in covering the African continent with localized Jovago presence in order to reach and satisfy the needs of all our customers. Ghana’s booming population provides a great opportunity for tourism and business. “The country is full of happiness and enjoyment, hospitable people and beautiful places which is a fertile ground...

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Wednesday, 15 July 2015
Music Premiere – “My World” by Esy
Entertainment News

Romantic and love songs have always been my favourite; it puts me to bed, it keeps me alive and glowing. So whenever I’m alone or feels lonely, I find the soul some good love songs just to distress all troubles and obstacles. I am very crazy about love songs and those are the type of songs you would find on my phone and laptop. I do all I can to get these type of songs immediately it’s been released. Last...

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Wednesday, 15 July 2015
It’s Official – Rick Ross is Performing in GH
Entertainment News

After several months of rumors that the Teflon Don will be coming to Ghana to perform, Rick Ross has personally confirmed that he will be performing in Ghana come December 28. Rick Ross, known in real life as William Leonard Roberts II, speaking in an exclusive interview with the country’s number one DJ, DJ Black on the Open House Party on Joy FM Saturday said he was just excited to be in Ghana and can’t wait to touch down. Undoubtedly...

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Tuesday, 28 December 2010